The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 54 60 62
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.51% 0.26% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.29% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Median salary £33,750 £31,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
335 343 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 84.60% 89.09% 86.41%
Number of salaries quoted 301 306 330
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,500 £28,780
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Manual Testing
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Web Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Web Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Web Applications Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA